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VSET Lead Manager 3

Requisition ID: R10111457

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • Location Location: Corinne, UT, USA   |  Magna, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 5

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking VSET Lead Manager 3's for the Value Streams located at the Promontory Utah and Bacchus Utah facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safety number 1: Must operate with a culture of Safety First

  • Multiple openings for VSET Lead Managers to lead a team of VSET Leads within a Value Stream. Reports directly to the Value Stream Operations Director and dotted line to the home room VSET Lead Manager who will be responsible for creating a community of practice and maintaining continuity between all VSET Managers across Propulsion Systems

  • All positions will be responsible for providing training and assistance to the individual VSET Leads in the below skills and actions

  • Execution of the SOW and constraint elimination are the main responsibilities of the VSET role

  • Train and assist in how to lead multi- functional teams to work together to resolve constraints

  • How to conduct daily meetings to status performance, drive timely and clearly communicated decisions and recommendations

  • Stay ahead of the Ops Team, work programmatic issues before they impact critical path

  • Focus support personnel on key issues that impact execution

  • Utilize metrics and trigger points to take action and escalate issues to Senior Mgmt as needed

  • Manage multiple priorities and deliverables (program, engineering, manufacturing, quality, etc.) within approved budgets

  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with other organizations including Science & Engineering, Program Management, Process Engineering, Infrastructure, Operations, and Safety & Mission Assurance

  • Champion company values, through respect, team building, and collaboration

  • Initiate continuous improvement activities to create high quality and efficient systems and standards

  • Drive a culture of compliance to command media, standards, and best practices to deliver quality products and drive down defects per 2,000 labor hours

  • Assist in the development, communication and implementation of strategies that drive safety, quality, schedule, and cost continuous improvement

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field required, engineering strongly preferred, advanced degree in engineering or business preferred

  • Six or more years in leadership as well as 10 years related experience in engineering, manufacturing, and/or program management

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a large and diverse group, establish clear expectations, inspire commitment, build teams, value diversity and put people first

  • Ability to instill accountability into organizational performance

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of how functions work to support a Operations and leadership skills that lead to safe and high-quality product execution

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply lean thinking principles and tools in order to improve efficiency and reduce waste

  • Ability to formulate and execute complex project plans and initiatives

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills

  • Strong business acumen and a clearly demonstrated commitment to open communication and customer satisfaction

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a gratifying, collaborative work environment where employees are valued, empowered to undertake challenges and are encouraged to be innovative

  • Energetic operations experience including a strong working knowledge of Propulsion Systems Hazardous Operation Standards (HOPS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Direct supervision and management of staff

This position reports to Corinne, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Magna, UT, UT, USA.

Salary Range: $125,700 USD - $188,500 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.